The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 90 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs citing Lync 33 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.64% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.80% 3.20% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 11
Average salary £47,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
423 406 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.48% 20.13% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 382 360 328
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 50 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 36 (62.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (56.90%) MS Exchange
4 33 (56.90%) Office 365
5 32 (55.17%) Hyper-V
5 32 (55.17%) Windows
6 31 (53.45%) Unified Communications
7 29 (50.00%) MCSE
7 29 (50.00%) VMware
8 28 (48.28%) MCITP
9 25 (43.10%) MCTS
10 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (36.21%) SharePoint
13 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (29.31%) Project Management
15 15 (25.86%) Migration
15 15 (25.86%) Office Communications Server
15 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (24.14%) MS Office
17 13 (22.41%) MCSA
17 13 (22.41%) SAN
17 13 (22.41%) Degree
17 13 (22.41%) NAS
17 13 (22.41%) Technical Analysis
18 10 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 10 (17.24%) Citrix

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (56.90%) MS Exchange
2 22 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (36.21%) SharePoint
4 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (25.86%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (56.90%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) Unified Communications
2 13 (22.41%) SAN
2 13 (22.41%) NAS
3 3 (5.17%) PBX
3 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
5 1 (1.72%) Extranet
5 1 (1.72%) MPLS
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) SMTP
5 1 (1.72%) DHCP
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
1 3 (5.17%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (75.86%) Consultant
2 27 (46.55%) Microsoft Consultant
3 15 (25.86%) Architect
4 13 (22.41%) Exchange Consultant
5 9 (15.52%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Messaging Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Security Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Engineering Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Clustering
1 1 (1.72%) iPhone
1 1 (1.72%) iPad
1 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) HPUX
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Project Management
2 15 (25.86%) Migration
3 14 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (22.41%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.17%) CRM
5 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.45%) Use Case
6 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL
7 1 (1.72%) B2B
7 1 (1.72%) ETL
7 1 (1.72%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.72%) Document Management
7 1 (1.72%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (62.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (50.00%) MCSE
3 28 (48.28%) MCITP
4 25 (43.10%) MCTS
5 13 (22.41%) MCSA
5 13 (22.41%) Degree
6 10 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (13.79%) CCA
7 8 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (13.79%) CCEE
8 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.90%) CCNP
10 3 (5.17%) MCP
11 1 (1.72%) CCNA
11 1 (1.72%) CCIE
11 1 (1.72%) CCVP
System Software
1 42 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 32 (55.17%) Hyper-V
3 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (8.62%) SCOM
4 4 (6.90%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 50 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix
4 7 (12.07%) NetApp
4 7 (12.07%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) Mitel
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